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USP 147 Exam 2 (Provisional) Study GuidelinesExam 2: Thursday, June 6th during class time. You can come early if you’d like - we are able to begin early because we are the first class in in the lecture hall on T/Th mornings (the benefit of our brutally early hour!) (REMEMBER: NO FINAL EXAM DURING FINALS WEEK! Next week’sexam is IT!)In-class course summary and exam review on Tuesday (6/4)TA/UGIA Q&A Review session Wednesday (6/5), time/place TBDIn general:1)(Continue to) know broad themes (can’t really talk about solutions to a problem if you can’t articulate its roots); I’ll go over these in the summary lecture on Tuesday (6/4)2)Emphasis will be on the second half of the course: particular populations, specific strategies for working with them; broad solutions; barriers to reducing disparities3)Although you will need to draw on core concepts and frameworks (introduced in thefirst half of the course) for the second exam (especially for your essay), you will only be tested on readings and lectures from the second half of the course in the objectiveportion4)Format will be the same as the first exam: 350 pts, about 2/3 from objective (T/F, MC, matching), and 1/3 from an essay question – you’ll choose from at least two prompt options)You are responsible for all readings from May 2nd – May 30thSome questions to guide your studying & thinking:What do we know about the epidemiology (distribution & determinants) of health disparities with respect to particular populations studied: homeless populations, folks (esp.women) with HIV; LGBT population; multiply-burdened communities in San Diego, like Barrio Logan, South San Diego, and City Heights? What do overall rates miss? In other words, if we look at overall numbers (e.g., total number of homeless individuals, total number of people with HIV) without looking at the disparities “underneath” that broad statistic, what might we miss? How might that affect the effectiveness of our strategies for change?What is the state of training, of both practitioners and researchers, around LGBT identities, experiences, and health disparities? For that matter, to what extent are health professionals

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